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Marie Clay Literacy Trust $5,000 Travel Award

Teaching awards and scholarships New Zealand (nationwide)

Posted: 03 August 2017
Notice reference #: 1H9dow

The New Zealand Literacy Association is pleased to announce the availability of TWO international literacy travel awards for 2017. Both awards, supported by The Marie Clay Literacy Trust, allow for a New Zealand educator to attend an overseas literacy conference in 2018.

Applicants should apply in writing and include the following:

  • details of the conference
  • reasons for wanting to attend
  • proposed personal professional development benefits
  • a brief summary that includes some of the following; leadership within the school/institution, recent extra study in literacy, demonstrated/acknowledged success in the literacy field and leadership in a wider educational setting.

All applications should be accompanied by a statement/s of attestation of the above and a letter from the president of your local council verifying current individual NZLA membership. The successful applicant will be expected to publish a report in Literacy Forum NZ. The award may be used for airfares, conference registration and accommodation.

Applications should be addressed to International Conference Travel Award 2017, c/o Glenice Andrews, President NZLA, 1A Shoemaker Rd, Waipu 0510 OR

The closing date for applications is Friday 22 September. Applicants will be advised of the outcome before Monday 16 October.

The Trust will not engage in any correspondence.

Further information

Contact: Glenice Andrews

 (027) 369 3346